About the instructor
Carola E Green, BS in Communication, federally certified English/Spanish court interpreter and former California state court interpreter is originally from Guatemala. She served as key staff for the Federal Court Interpreter Certification Examination (FCICE) and the Consortium for Language Access in the Courts (CLAC) programs at the National Center for State Courts. She has over twenty years of experience in professional interpreting in the legal and medical fields. Carola also has extensive experience in developing interpreter training curricula, teaching and training interpreters, and all aspects of interpreting test development, test administration, and test rating activities.
Ethics for Legal Interpreters
Ethics are a vital part of every interpreter’s career. Interpreters frequently face ethically challenging situations in their work. Whether a lawyer requests that an interpreter change a few words or a team interpretation turns into a battle for correctness, there are solutions for every situation. Using the code of ethics as a guide, this course will offer approaches to various ethical situations and the best practices involved in each.
This course has been approved for continuing education credits in the following states:
4.5 Credits: CA*, MO, NC, NM, OH, TN, TX, WA, WI
4 Credits: FL, OR
This course is eligible for continuing education credits in the following states (student is required to submit necessary information): DE, IA, KY, MD, MI, MS, NE
*California interpreters must complete the course within two weeks of their start date.